Government and Politics

Published on October 16, 2021 - Page 10
WASHINGTON (AP) —A commission tasked with studying potential changes to the Supreme Court released a draft report discussing expanding the court. It...
Published on October 11, 2021 - Page 4
WASHINGTON (AP) — Army Capt. Kim Pierre-Zamora remembers the protective vest she was issued when she went to basic training a number of years ago. It...
Published on October 10, 2021 - Page 10
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Indian police on Saturday arrested the son of a junior minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government as a suspect days...
Published on October 9, 2021 - Page 5
WASHINGTON (AP) —President Joe Biden on Friday issued the first-ever presidential proclamation of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, lending the most...
Published on October 6, 2021 - Page 6
WASHINGTON (AP) —To get around Republican obstruction, President Joe Biden said Democrats are considering a change to the Senate’s filibuster rules....
Published on October 5, 2021 - Page 10
The Treasury Department on Monday announced plans to start reallocating the billions of dollars in federal rental assistance in a bid to get more...
Published on October 4, 2021 - Page 4
As Congress considered a massive COVID-19 relief package earlier this year, hundreds of mayors from across the U.S. pleaded for “immediate action” on...
Published on October 2, 2021 - Page 5
HARRISBURG (AP) — The deadline passed Friday for Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration to comply with a subpoena from a Republican-controlled state Senate...
Published on September 30, 2021 - Page 4
WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection subpoenaed 11 officials who helped plan rallies in support of...
Published on September 29, 2021 - Page 4
WASHINGTON (AP) —Since Jan. 6, federal agents have tracked down and arrested more than 600 people across the United States believed to have joined in...
Published on September 29, 2021 - Page 4
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida filed suit against President Joe Biden’s administration Tuesday, claiming his immigration policy is illegal....
Published on September 28, 2021 - Page 5
HARRISBURG — On Monday, state Republican lawmakers unveiled sweeping changes to the conduct of elections through a proposed constitutional amendment...
Published on September 27, 2021 - Page 8
NEW YORK (AP) — As political muscle goes, bigger doesn’t always mean better. Just ask New York, Los Angeles and Chicago every four years, when those...
Published on September 22, 2021 - Page 4
WASHINGTON (AP) —The House voted Tuesday night to fund the government into early December, suspend the federal debt limit and provide disaster and...
Published on September 11, 2021 - Page 5
HARRISBURG — Republicans in the state Senate are pushing forward what the GOP calls a “forensic investigation” of last year’s presidential election....
Published on September 10, 2021 - Page 5
HARRISBURG — Republicans in Pennsylvania’s state Senate held their first hearing Thursday in what they call a “forensic investigation” into last year...
Published on September 5, 2021 - Page 4
The United States intends to send Afghanistan evacuees who fail to clear initial screenings to Kosovo. The country has agreed to house them for up to...
Published on September 4, 2021 - Page 12
STATELINE, Nev. (AP) — As Lake Tahoe residents packed up belongings and fled a raging wildfire burning toward the California-Nevada border, some...
Published on September 4, 2021 - Page 22
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Friday directed the declassification of certain documents related to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. It’s...
Published on September 1, 2021 - Page 18
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Monday launched a new health office that will prod hospitals to cut carbon emissions, aiming to provide...
Published on August 28, 2021 - Page 6
BOSTON (AP) — While many schools scrambled to shift to online classes last year, the nation’s virtual charter schools faced little disruption. For...
Published on August 27, 2021 - Page 1
WASHINGTON (AP) —President Joe Biden vowed Thursday to complete the evacuation of American citizens and others from Afghanistan despite the day’s...
Published on August 20, 2021 - Page 10
LOS ANGELES (AP) —The former fiancee of Larry Elder said Thursday the conservative radio talk show host running for governor in California showed her...
Published on August 20, 2021 - Page 18
WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump’s administration signed a peace deal with the Taliban in February 2020, he proclaimed “we think we’ll be...
Published on August 20, 2021 - Page 18
WASHINGTON (AP) — A significant majority of Americans doubt the war in Afghanistan was worthwhile. But the United States is more divided over...
Published on August 19, 2021 - Page 4
TOOELE, Utah (AP) — A helicopter roundup in the mountains of western Utah removed hundreds of free-roaming wild horses shortly before the Biden...
Published on August 18, 2021 - Page 6
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Taliban have agreed to allow “safe passage” from Afghanistan for civilians struggling to join a U.S.-directed airlift from the...
Published on August 18, 2021 - Page 8
SALT LAKE CITY — The latest push to loosen gun laws in states across the U.S. has put police officers at odds with Republican lawmakers who usually...
Published on August 14, 2021 - Page 4
WESTWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service said Friday it’s operating in crisis mode, fully deploying firefighters and maxing out its support...
Published on August 11, 2021 - Page 5
WASHINGTON (AP) — With a robust vote after weeks of fits and starts, the Senate approved a $1 trillion infrastructure plan for states coast to coast...